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Subject: Re: [Boost-testing] process_jam_log andcompiler_statusproducinginvalid report
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-09 17:05:34

OK, now I understand. Thanks for pointing this out.

Steven Solie wrote:
> On 08/03/2009, Robert Ramey wrote:
>> When the whole thing ends, I get a table which looks simlar to
> No luck here depending on which library I try to run tests on.
> Some libraries store all their files in a single directory and
> everything works fine with those. Others spread things out
> which is confusing the tools.
> For example, with the tr1 library I got this report:
> Notice how the 'type_traits' are in another column and
> everything is all mixed up. The Jamfile is storing some object files
> in a subdir named type_traits which process_jam_log is finding
> and producing xml files for them. This then buggers up
> compiler_status and library_status.
> In reality, a majority of the tests passed without issues.
> My "fix" so far has been to change the Jamfiles so that they store
> all the files in a single directory. Then the tools work perfectly and
> I can test individual libraries again.

I wonder if this could be addressed in the tools. The bin.v2 directory
hierarchy has subdirectories for configuration. I'm not sure if there's
and easy way to distinguish between kinds of subdirectories.

I'm very disappointed that we have this problem.

Robert Ramey

> --Steven

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